Thats the drake I know and love! Now all he needs is a huge axe and go around gleefully, hacking limbs off left and right ^.^! And then he can walk away from the burning, bloody wreck of a town with a bloody axe over one shoulder and a sack (with unknown contents) over the other. MWA HA HA HA HA *hack*!
THis one looks VERY good! But I was thinking, it might look better if you made the whisper border a little lighter... Not sure though.
Wheew. Relief of the world's order having been restored. Rice is brilliant in her own right, but having her do your comic... is like really dark film done over as anime or something. Doesn't quite fit.